Bythograea microps de Saint Laurent, 1984. Brachyura, Family Bythograeidae.ChEss logo OBIS species link

Size under dissecting microscope: ~3mm
This is a small megalopa with long eyestalks. It has been attributed to B. microps by de Saint Laurent (1988), who originally described the species.
Pump EPR 1999-2000: Not collected
Pump EPR 2004: Not collected
Trap EPR 2004-2005: Occasional

Can be confused with

We have only collected two types of megalopae at this site, this one and a much larger one which has been attributed to Bythograea thermydron (on the left). The size difference should be sufficient to distinguish the two species

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